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Arsendescloizite

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Alfred Des Cloizeaux
Formula:
PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Colour:
Pale yellow to deep green, greyish brown
Lustre:
Sub-Vitreous
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
6.57 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named by Paul Keller and Pete J. Dunn in 1982 for being the arsenate analog of descloizite.
Adelite-Descloizite Group. Arsenate analogue of Descloizite.


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Classification of ArsendescloiziteHide

Approved
8.BH.35

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
H : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH,etc.):RO4 = 1:1
Dana 7th ed.:
41.5.1.9
41.5.1.9

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : (AB)2(XO4)Zq
20.5.6

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
5 : Arsenates of Ti and Pb

Physical Properties of ArsendescloiziteHide

Sub-Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Pale yellow to deep green, greyish brown
Streak:
White
Hardness:
Density:
6.57 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of ArsendescloiziteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.990 nβ = 2.030 nγ = 2.035
2V:
Measured: 30° , Calculated: 38°
Birefringence:
0.045
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.045
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v
Optical Extinction:
XYZ = bac
Pleochroism:
Non-pleochroic

Chemical Properties of ArsendescloiziteHide

Formula:
PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
IMA Formula:
PbZnAsO4(OH)

Crystallography of ArsendescloiziteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
2 2 2 - Disphenoidal
Space Group:
P21 21 21
Setting:
P21 21 21
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.075 Å, b = 9.358 Å, c = 7.634 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.649 : 1 : 0.816
Unit Cell V:
433.99 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Platy to wedge-shaped crystals. Platy {100} to 1 mm; also with {101}. {110}, {100}, {111}.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.23 (60)
3.23 (100)
2.88 (100)
2.60 (80)
2.09 (60)
1.656 (60)
1.559 (80)
Comments:
ICDD 35-668

Type Occurrence of ArsendescloiziteHide

Geological Setting of Type Material:
Oxidized zone of a polymetallic ore arsenic-bearing sulfide deposit
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of ArsendescloiziteHide

Other Language Names for ArsendescloiziteHide

Relationship of Arsendescloizite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
AdeliteCaMg(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
ČechitePbFe2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
Duftite-alphaPbCu(AsO4)(OH)
GabrielsonitePbFe(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mm2 : Pmc21
GottlobiteCaMg(VO4,AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
HermannroseiteCaCu(PO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
NickelaustiniteCaNi(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)Orth.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Mimetite9 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Mimetite on mindat.org.
Conichalcite5 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Conichalcite on mindat.org.
Cuprian Adamite5 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Cuprian Adamite on mindat.org.
Calcite5 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Cuprian Austinite3 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Cuprian Austinite on mindat.org.
Vanadinite3 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Vanadinite on mindat.org.
Cuproaustinite2 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Cuproaustinite on mindat.org.
Ojuelaite2 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Ojuelaite on mindat.org.
Descloizite2 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Descloizite on mindat.org.
Hemimorphite2 photos of Arsendescloizite associated with Hemimorphite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BH.05ThadeuiteCa(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2(OH,F)2Orth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 21
8.BH.10DurangiteNaAl(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.10IsokiteCaMg(PO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.10LacroixiteNaAl(PO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.10MaxwelliteNaFe3+(AsO4)FMon.
8.BH.10PanasqueiraiteCaMg(PO4)(OH,F)Mon.
8.BH.10TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)FMon. m : Bb
8.BH.15DrugmanitePb2(Fe3+,Al)(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BH.20Bjarebyite(Ba,Sr)(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon.
8.BH.20CirroliteCa3Al2(PO4)3(OH)3 (?)
8.BH.20KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon.
8.BH.20PenikisiteBa(Mg,Fe2+,Ca)2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BH.20PerloffiteBa(Mn2+,Fe2+)2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BH.20JohntomaiteBaFe2+2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BH.25Bertossaite(Li,Na)2(Ca,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)4(OH,F)4Orth.
8.BH.25Palermoite(Li,Na)2(Sr,Ca)Al4(PO4)4(OH)4Orth.
8.BH.30CarminitePbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
8.BH.30SewarditeCaFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
8.BH.35AdeliteCaMg(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35GabrielsonitePbFe(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mm2 : Pmc21
8.BH.35NickelaustiniteCaNi(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35GottlobiteCaMg(VO4,AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35HermannroseiteCaCu(PO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.40ČechitePbFe2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.BH.40DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BH.40MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BH.40PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BH.45BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.45VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.BH.50PaganoiteNiBi(AsO4)OTric.
8.BH.55JagoweriteBaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2Tric.
8.BH.60Attakolite(Ca,Sr)Mn(Al,Fe)4(HPO4,PO4)3(SiO4,PO4)(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.BH.65LeningraditePbCu3(VO4)2ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ibam

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

41.5.1.1AdeliteCaMg(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.2ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.3AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.4DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.5GabrielsonitePbFe(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mm2 : Pmc21
41.5.1.6TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.7NickelaustiniteCaNi(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.8CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
41.5.1.11HermannroseiteCaCu(PO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

20.5.1CafarsiteCa5.9Mn1.7Fe3Ti3(AsO3)12 · 4-5H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
20.5.2SchultenitePb(HAsO4)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
20.5.3DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
20.5.4BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
20.5.5PhilipsbornitePbAl3(AsO4)2(OH)5 · H2OTrig.
20.5.7HelmutwinkleritePb(Zn,Cu)2(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
20.5.8ThometzekitePb(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
20.5.9Caryinite(Na,Pb)(Ca,Na)CaMn2+2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m
20.5.10LudlockitePbFe3+4As3+10O22Tric. 1 : P1
20.5.11GabrielsonitePbFe(AsO4)(OH)Orth. mm2 : Pmc21
20.5.12CarminitePbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
20.5.13SegnititePbFe3+3(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
20.5.14TsumcoritePbZn2(AsO4)2 · 2H2OMon.
20.5.15JamesitePb2Zn(Fe2+,Zn)2Fe3+4(AsO4)4(OH)10Tric.
20.5.16MawbyitePb(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)Mon.
20.5.17ArsenbrackenbuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)

Fluorescence of ArsendescloiziteHide

Not fluorescent.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for ArsendescloiziteHide

Reference List:
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Keller, P., Dunn, P.J. (1982) Arsendescloizite a new mineral from Tsumeb. The Mineralogical Record: 13: 155-157.
Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1983) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 68: 280-283
Keller, P., Lissner, F., Schleid, T. (2003) The crystal structure of arsendescloizite PbZn(OH)[AsO4], from Tsumeb (Namibia). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte: 2003: 374-384.

Internet Links for ArsendescloiziteHide

Localities for ArsendescloiziteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Leigh Creek
          • Puttapa
Confirmed by Peter Elliot
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Annaberg
Auer, C. & Kolitsch, U. (2015): 1946) Arsendescloizit und Arsenbrackebuschit vom Silberbergbau Annaberg, NÖ. Pp. 261-262 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2015): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIV. Carinthia II, 205./125., 207-280.; Kolitsch, U., Auer, C. & Zeug, M. (2017): 2046) Austinit, Billingsleyit, Konichalcit, Lenait?, Luzonit, Marrit, Trechmannit und Zinkrosasit von Annaberg, Niederösterreich (ein Vorbericht). Pp. 265-268 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Brixlegg - Rattenberg
Poeverlein, Schnorrer
China
 
  • Yunnan Province
    • Honghe Autonomous Prefecture
      • Gejiu Co.
Baoqin Zhao (1985): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 5(3), 282-284
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Lahr
        • Reichenbach
          • Weiler
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Lahn valley
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
Katerinopoulos, A. (1996): Bisher nicht bekannte Minerale aus den Lavrion-Bergwerken. Lapis, 21 (11), 39; 62.
No reference listed
Lapis No.7/8 1999 p.70-74
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
No reference listed
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Miyazaki Prefecture
      • Takachiho
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Aquiles Serdán
University of Arizona analysis, M. Origlieri
  • Durango
    • Mun. de Mapimí
      • Mapimí
[MinRec 20:236]; Moore, T.P. and Megaw, P.K.M. (2003): Famous mineral localities: The Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. The Mineralogical Record, 34(5), 1-91
Moore, T.P. and Megaw, P.K.M. (2003): Famous mineral localities: The Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. The Mineralogical Record, 34(5), 1-91.
Namibia (TL)
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
[MinRec 13:137-138,13:140,13:155-157]
Portugal
 
  • Beja District
    • Moura
      • Sobral da Adiça
Ko Jansen collection
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Binn
Cannon, R., Hensel, H. & Raber, T. (2008): Der Reckibach-Dolomit im Binntal, Schweiz: Mineralbestand und Neufunde. Lapis, 33 (3), 20-28; 50. (in German)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Caldbeck Fells
Journal of The Russell Society, Volume 9, 2006
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Big Horn Mts
        • Osborn District
          • Tonopah
            • Belmont Mountain
Collected by and in the collection of Joe Ruiz. Analyzed by the University of Arizona.
  • Montana
    • Granite Co.
      • Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District)
Min News 21:7 p 1,3, 4
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point District
        • Valmy
Rocks & Minerals Vol. 74 No. 6 Nov/Dec 1999
    • Nye Co.
      • Lodi Hills
        • Lodi District
          • Marble camp
Tony Nickischer (2015, #1) Mineral News
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
        • Lovelock
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Washington
    • Stevens Co.
      • Huckleberry Range
        • Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Districts
          • Adams Mountain
www.cannonmicroprobe.com/Mineral_Specimens.htm
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